Sep 26, 2012 4:00am EDT
shifts to arab leaders. iran's president, mahmoud ahmadinejad, is expected to stir up his usual controversy, as he gives his last speech to the general assembly. ahead of the speech, ahmadinejad tells the associated press that it's time for a new world order, away from american bullying and domination. also, history will be made when mohamed morsi, egypt's first democratically-elected leader speaks to the assembly, referring to the violence that broke out over the anti-islam movie. he said that freedom of expression comes with responsibility. >>> and calls on the u.n. to end the war, the violence in syria shows no signs of stopping. two huge blasts rocked the capital of damascus. >>> a town in southern illinois is cleaning up after getting battered by a tornado. the twister touching down in okawville, near st. louis, along with hail as big as tennis balls. it damaged several homes and ripped off garage doors and uprooted trees. two people were hurt when high winds flipped over a tractor-trailer. >>> and la paz is reeling from a 6.2 earthquake, followed by two powerful aftershock
Sep 26, 2012 6:00pm EDT
one was hurt, and the plane put down safely on the second attempt. >> the president of iran mahmoud ahmadinejad, addressed the u.n. general assembly today. this was his eighth and final speech as president of iran. he did not mention the united states by name. >> the centers of power have entrusted themselves to the devil immigrants -- ignorance and discrimination in every part of the world. >> the united states and israel say there is a cover for weapons. >> new at 6:00 one student was walking to school two weeks ago when he was shot and killed, marckel ross, and his murder is still on the loose. >> this will -- this will start about one hour from now, and this is the second time the prince george's county police have met with parents and students here at central high school. they are looking for any information that could lead to unrest and students said they would like to see the same -- that could lead to an arrest. >> this still has a big effect on the school because he was a big part of it. he was really popular. >> he was also a member of the rotc program. they say it is frus
Sep 25, 2012 4:00am EDT
? >> tahman bradley in washington. thank you so much. >>> well, iranian president mahmoud ahmadinejad in new york, for the u.n. session, is shrugging off threats of military action over his country's nuclear program. he claims his country is only trying to enrich uranium for peaceful purposes. he says he's not worried about a potential strike by israel. ahmadinej ahmadinejad's visit is prompting demonstrations outside of the hotel with are he's staying. >>> japanese coast guard ships used water canons against taiwanese fishing boats. chinese and japanese officials are meeting in an attempt to keep tensions from escalating. >>> here at home, things are back to normal at dulles airport outside washington. two parking garages were closed last night as police investigated a bomb threat. nothing was found in those garages. they've been reopened. several flights were delayed during the investigation. >>> north carolina authorities used a helicopter and bloodhounds to search for a convicted killer who walked away from a state prison farm. james j. ladd was first noticed missing monday morning.
Sep 25, 2012 2:35am EDT
israel. iranian president mahmoud ahmadinejad flashed a peace sign at the u.n., but war is on the front burner. one of his generals discussed launching a preemptive strike against israel if the jewish state is poised to attack. the didilemma, what would the u. do if a nuclear iran threatened or attacked israel or if israel preemptively attacked iran. romney is using the many challenges in the region to paint the president as weak. >> look at the entire context, the assassination, 20,000 people killed, in syria, iran close to becoming a nuclear nation, these are far from being bumps in the road. >> reporter: the president responded with a challenge of his own. >> if governor romney is suggesting we should start another war, he should say so. >> reporter: tuesday morning, president obama will address the united nations general assembly, a senior official says the president will reiterate his firm commitment to making sure iran does not obtain a nuclear weapon. jake tapper, abc news, traveling with the president at united nations. >> while the president and first lady were here in ne
Sep 26, 2012 2:35am EDT
, abc news, the white house. >>> iran's president mahmoud ahmadinejad has his turn before the u.n. delegates later today. ahead of his speech, ahmadinejad tells the associated press a new world order needs to emerge. away from american bullying and domination. he says despite international sanctions over its nuclear progm, iran is better off than it was when he took office back in 2005. >> he is known for getting up at the mike saying pretty in -- inflammatory things. you will see some folks walk out when he gets to certain parts of his speech. we have seen this play out before. and the outcry over the nuclear program, he is saying it is an excuse by the west to dominate his country. talk about the nuclear program there. but it's -- he is a controversial figure. again you are seeing the talk get more heated about potential that israel would strike iran to prevent further nuclear development and that inevitably would drag this country back into another war. and, i think, ahmadinejad himself used the term world war iii. for what it could potentially mean if that does happen. scary.
Sep 27, 2012 2:35am EDT
his final speech before the u.n. general assembly. mahmoud ahmadinejad blasting the u.s. and european union accusing them of entrusting themselves off to the devil. he also referred to israelis as "uncivilized zionists" and ahmadinejad made no mention of the nuclear program, and called for a new world order. both u.s. and israeli delegations boycotted the speech which last 35d minutes. >>> the civil war in syria hit a grim milestone. more than 340 people were killed yesterday, making it the to backuitv release this dramatic video showing the moment the first bomb went off right there. exploding from a white van. the opposition claims that the twin blasts actually killed dozens. >>> we are also following a bizarre story unfolding in phoenix. a man there has been arrested after posting this video that shows a teenager dressed in ape sheet aiming a rocket launcher at passing cars. at first michael hurley claimed it was a scene from a movie he was making. but when he posted it to youtube he said it was a test to see how fast the police would respond to a terrorist. they responded
Sep 29, 2012 7:00am EDT
is "the onion's" report, that white americans would rather vote for mahmoud ahmadinejad than voting for president obama. it's a joke, by the way. >>> and the latest, the search for the remains of jimmy hoffa appears to have come up empty. they found no remains after digging up the floor of a shed in detroit. tests on the soil will be back monday. but the mystery remains a mystery. >>> the amazing video we've been showing you of the elderly man jumping from his burning apartment in new york city. lucky for him, the streets were crowded at the time. it's the terrifying drop caught on tape. 71-year-old ronnie pope, hanging from his third floor ledge, with nowhere to go but down. >> i had had no choice but to lean out the window as long as i could. >> reporter: earlier, his kitchen had caught fire. his apartment was filling with smoke. there was no escape. so, he reached back to his military training from decades ago. the smoke was coming in so bad. jump, jump. i'll do a paratrooper. >> reporter: he was once a parra trooper who made more than 50 jumps in his military career. but this ti